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In Memoriam: David Reid, Environmental Services

The Brigham community mourns the loss of David Reid, an Environmental Services aide, who died Sept. 8. He was 64.

October 12, 2021
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Q&A: Creating Pathways for the Next Generation of Diverse PAs

Audrey Fritzinger, MMSc, PA-C, joined the Brigham three years ago as a physician assistant (PA) in Interventional Radiology. In addition to her clinical work, she leads several diversity, equity and inclusion activities for PA Services.

October 12, 2021
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Update to Emergency Preparedness Policy: ‘Active Shooter’ to ‘Armed Intruder’

Earlier this month, the Brigham updated its Emergency Response Plan to transition from use of the phrase active shooter to armed intruder to better describe the broader range of potential threats health care facilities might encounter — as not all threats are limited to a specific weapon, such as a firearm.

October 5, 2021
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Virtual All Staff Forum Spotlights COVID-19 Vaccines, Capacity Management and More

As the Delta variant continues to fuel a new wave of COVID-19 cases in the region and the Brigham experiences an exceptionally high demand for patient care, getting vaccinated and complying with Mass General Brigham’s mandatory vaccination policy have become more urgent than ever, hospital leaders emphasized during a virtual all staff forum on Sept. 23.

September 30, 2021
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In Memoriam: Rebecca Kibazo-Gasque, Department of Medicine

The Brigham community mourns the loss of Rebecca Kibazo-Gasque, appointments administrator for Faculty Affairs in the Department of Medicine, who died Sept. 9 following an illness. She was 66.

September 30, 2021
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Forest Therapy Sessions Help Heal the Healer

Forest therapy is a guided outdoor healing practice that is now available to Brigham medicine residents and members of the Department of Medicine, thanks to an initiative spearheaded by internist Susan Abookire, MD, MPH, FACP.

September 23, 2021